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the rhetoric of far right types longing for a racially pure amurica will be the way forward. this isnt 1933 germany where the SA forced your vote, people freely elected trump and ultimately the new direction of the republican party.
how could trump supporters vote for a republican in the future not running these policies?
simple answer they can't
Now Donald Trump may be violating the consent decree against the GOP by asking his supporters to become a “Trump Election Observer” to “Stop Crooked Hillary From Rigging This Election.”
Trump unveiled the page on his website the same day he campaigned in Pennsylvania, where he claimed, “The only way we can lose, in my opinion—and I really mean this, Pennsylvania—is if cheating goes on…. And we have to call up law enforcement. And we have to have the sheriffs and the police chiefs and everybody watching…. The only way they can beat it in my opinion—and I mean this 100 percent—if in certain sections of the state they cheat, OK? So I hope you people can sort of not just vote on the 8th, go around and look and watch other polling places and make sure that it’s 100 percent fine, because without voter identification—which is shocking, shocking that you don’t have it.”
Let’s leave aside the fact there’s no widespread voter fraud in Pennsylvania or elsewhere and that Trump is losing Pennsylvania by nine points in the Real Clear Politics average. His election observer program mirrors the type of voter intimidation the courts have blocked the RNC from doing. And his call for law-enforcement officers to monitor the polls expressly violates Pennsylvania law. “No police officer in commission, whether in uniform or in citizen’s clothes, shall be within one hundred feet of a polling place during the conduct of any primary or election, unless in the exercise of his privilege of voting, or for the purpose of serving warrants, or unless called upon to preserve the peace,” according to Pennsylvania Title 25, Section 3047. “In no event may any police officer unlawfully use or practice any intimidation, threats, force or violence nor, in any manner, unduly influence or overawe any elector or prevent him from voting or restrain his freedom of choice.”
In 1981, during a New Jersey gubernatorial election, the Republican National Committee launched a “Ballot Security Task Force” that sent sample ballots to voters in predominantly African-American and Hispanic precincts. When 45,000 letters were returned as undeliverable, the RNC tried to remove the voters from the rolls and hired off-duty cops to patrol polling sites in black and Hispanic neighborhoods of Newark and Trenton. Police carried firearms at polling places and wore armbands reading “National Ballot Security Task Force,” while the RNC posted large signs saying, this area is being patrolled by the national ballot security task force. it is a crime to falsify a ballot or to violate election laws.
After the election, the Democratic National Committee won a court settlement ordering the RNC to “refrain from undertaking any ballot security activities.”
originally posted by: Grimpachi
Based on what the GOP party has been saying it seems they have already embraced the reality that Trump will lose the election. They are just trying to figure out ways to not be dragged down by him.
It looks more and more like Trump has been a plant all along to destroy the GOP from the inside.
He started to refer to FDR as a dictator, and began to pepper his remarks with anti-Semitic slurs about Jewish conspirators and Jewish bankers. He re-published the notorious forgery, The Protocols of the Elders of Zion. Eventually, he became one of the country's most prominent apologists for Adolph Hitler. He founded something called the Christian Front, an ostensibly anti-Communist activist group that began harassing Jewish shopkeepers in New York and around the country. This, as even Coughlin admitted, was out and out fascism. Then Hitler made league with Stalin, and the war came, and Coughlin, kicked off the radio by this time and disciplined by the Church, faded from public view. He died in obscurity in 1979 and is buried not far from the castle he built with the cross that will never be burned.
There may be overmuch caution in this particularly cautionary tale. As bad as it was, the Great Recession was not the Great Depression. But what Donald Trump has tapped into has lain barely dormant for the eighty years since Father Charles Coughlin took to the airwaves. It is always right below the surface of our politics when we discuss wealth and class because we very rarely discuss it honestly. The narcotic fantasy of The American Dream always gets in the way. If we cannot reach what we perceive as that dream, the fault cannot be ours or our country's. It has to be the fault of the others who are in the way. That is the last sermon Father Coughlin preached from this busy corner of 12 Mile and Woodward. That is the one that rides the radio airwaves still, in a thousand different voices.